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Kiwanis honors ‘outstanding’ Kamiak sophomore

The Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo recently named Ju-Young “Julie” Yoon, a sophomore at Kamiak High School, as the March Kiwanis Student of the Month. Julie has been an active member of the Kamiak Key...

 

How to landscape your yard naturally

I recently attended a seminar on planting design for future gardens geared to landscape design professionals. With more than130 attendees, it was obvious there is much interest in how to design... Full story

 

That’s my egg!

Mukilteo’s firefighters hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, at Mukilteo Elementary. The firefighters collected 275 pounds of food and $82 to benefit the Mukilteo Food Bank....

 

Design a new logo for the city

The city of Mukilteo is calling on citizens to help develop a logo for the city. “Our city is growing and our future is exciting. We want to consider new ideas for a logo that illustrates who we...

 

Mukilteo dance crew returns to reality television

The dance crew Rated Next Generation is back on reality television – this time in the ultimate challenge of dance supremacy on “America’s Best Dance Crew.” The Mukilteo-based hip-hop crew ...

 

Where'd he go? Old Town's Wiener Man to be restored

Passersby in Old Town may have wondered where Wiener Man has gone this past week. The wood sculpture, known as Wiener Man, which usually stands on the corner of 4th and Mukilteo Speedway, is being res...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    April 11, 2012

Injured eagle dies in gulch before aid arrives

An injured bald eagle found in Japanese Gulch last week died about an hour later of wounds it likely suffered during a territorial fight with another eagle, according to officials with a wildlife...

 

Learn About EvCC’s Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA) April 26

Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA) will host an open house at 6 p.m. April 26 at its new waterfront location, 1205 Craftsman Way, Suite 203, in Everett. Visitors can see student work, meet faculty members, learn...

 

Students create ‘masterPeeps’ in Serene Lake spring contest

More than 55 entries were sent in to Serene Lake Elementary’s second Peeps contest, where students used marshmallow Peeps and their imaginations to make sweet, sweet art. The contest was hosted by the Serene Lake Student Council. The council was...

 

Police Beat for week of April 11

April 3 Animal Complaint – Harbour Pointe Blvd. & St. Andrews Dr. An officer responded to the above area for the report of a dead duck and transported it to PAWS for cremation. Burglary – 1160 blk 8th Dr. A resident reported that sometime...

 

School district to receive $400,000 energy grant

The Mukilteo School District was recently awarded a $400,000 grant from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for school facility energy cost savings improvements. The total cost of the energy project – with improvements to heating,...

 

Create a successful partnership to sell your home

Sellers and listing brokers forge a relationship through a written contract, which has a beginning and an end. Optimistically, the end of a listing contract is consummated with a transfer of ownership. What should sellers expect during this...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    April 11, 2012

Opening Day

Of course I knew where it was. I may be old, my beard may be mostly gray and my eyes not worth a darn, but I wouldn’t forget where I put it. Sure, there was a little dust, what of it? Dust gathers,...

 

Letters for the week of April 11

Prepare yourself for a disaster Dear Editor, Mukilteo’s Emergency Preparedness Open House is scheduled for May 19 at Fire Station 25. At the open house, the community is invited to sign up for CERT training and join a Community Emergency Response... Full story

 

Let’s reclaim our community center

The new Rosehill Community Center has been open for over a year now. Although the community center has the Rosehill room open to the public, unlike other city buildings, including City Hall and the Chamber Office, the community center is the only... Full story

 

Watch out for ducks crossing the road

It’s that time of the year again – duck season is here. Over the past few weeks, the Mukilteo Police Department’s Animal Control officer has been dispatched to pick up several ducks that have been hit and killed by cars. This year it seems like...

 

Great Garage Sale only 3 weeks away

We continue our series of advice articles to help Great Garage Sale participants get the most out of their efforts. –Ed. What to sell? It's trite but true: One person's trash is another's treasure. We've all got a houseful of items we were sure we... Full story

 

After much hard work, former Mariner student gets his diploma

As his classmates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas, Mark Klinefelter sat in the audience watching from afar – his absence leaving a void in the graduation ceremony. Though Klinefleter was unable to graduate with the Class of 2008,...

 

Car donations help domestic violence victims

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is seeking donations of used vehicles. DVS offer free pickup, including making arrangements to have your vehicle towed if needed. You will receive the proper paperwork that will allow you to claim your...

 

Middle school honors Students of the Month

February’s theme for Student of the Month at Harbour Pointe Middle School was “open-minded,” an attribute from the International Baccalaureate Profile. Open-minded learners understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories,... Full story

 

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